How to remove photos from the iPhone but on mac?

I am very new to my Macbook and just trying to learn the ins and outs. I've had an iPhone for a few years now and especially had a Macbook because I love my iPhone and needed a new computer.  My problem is, I'm willing to delete the photos on my iPhone to clear up some space, but keep them on my Macbook. Whenever I have delete a my phone is off, it removes off my macbook too.

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Whenever I have delete a my phone is off, it removes off my macbook too.

You have iCloud library enabled, as well on your iPhone and your Mac? Then you sync the library on your Mac and your iPhone in iCloud. all photos are stored in iCloud, make you adjustments will synchronize to iCloud, and then the changes will be synchronized to all devices, so your photo library will look exactly the same on all devices.

Do not delete any photo you want on any of your devices, if you use iCloud photo library.  To win the storage on your iPhone select "optimize storage. Then the photos on your iPhone will be reduced in the size of the file, but you need an internet connection if you want to see the full versions.

If you want less photos on your iPhone to your Mac, do not use iCloud photo library.  Select only 'My Photo Stream' transfer photos from your iPhone to your Mac or use a USB connection. My photo stream is more economic, in any case, because it's free. iCloud library uses the iCloud paid storage and only 5 GB are free. If your photos need more storage, you will need a paid subscription.

See these support pages: iCloud Photo library FAQ

and: iCloud: get help using my photo stream

If you want to turn off iCloud photo library, be sure to disable 'optimize storage"before do you. Wait for the full versions to download again to iCloud.

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